Architecture, Cities and Italian Imperialism
By (author) Mia Fuller
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Moderns Abroad by Mia Fuller
Book DescriptionThis volume studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build colonies in North and East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. Mia Fuller follows, not only the design of the physical architecture, but also the development of colonial design theory, based on the assumptions made about the colonized, and also the application of modernist theory to both Italian architecture and that of its colonies. Moderns Abroad is the first book to present an overview of Italian colonial architecture and city planning. In chronicling Italian architects' attempts to define a distinctly Italian colonial architecture that would set Italy apart from Britain and France, it provides a uniquely comparative study of Italian colonialism and architecture that will be of interest to specialists in modern architecture, colonial studies, and Italian studies alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415194631
(246mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mia Fuller
Moderns Abroad, Paperback (September 2009)
Focuses on Italian colonialism in the context of other European colonial systems, and explores Italian attitudes to other cultures, examining how this attitude of expansionism is reflected in the physical and ideological environment.
Italian Colonialism, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by Mia Fuller
Italian Colonialism is a pioneering anthology of texts by scholars from seven countries who represent the best of classical and newer approaches to the study of Italian imperial endeavors.
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Author Biography - Mia Fuller
Mia Fuller is Associate Professor in Italian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
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